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Dragons Get Colds Too – Rebecca Roan

Even if you don’t have your very own dragon who is suffering from a cold, this book is sure to delight. Filled with whimsical illustrations and plenty of humor, readers of all ages will find themselves smiling and perhaps even giggling a bit as they read this sweet story. This is a terrific read-a-loud option.

Title:

Dragons Get Colds Too

Author:

Rebecca Roan

Genre:

Juvenile Fiction

Publisher:

Bloomsbury Children's Books

Release Date:

February 12, 2019

Pages:

40

The Crocodile Who Didn’t Like Water – Gemma Merino

Everyone knows that crocodiles like water, except one particular friend featured in this book. With an encouraging and humorous tone, this delightful tale encourages the importance of being yourself no matter what. This is a fantastic read-a-loud and a new favorite that could be used with learners of all ages.

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When Pencil Met Eraser – Karen Kilpatrick and Luis O. Ramos Jr.

Friendship and creativity are celebrated in this terrific picture book. When Pencil Met Eraser details how pencil and eraser first met and how they started working together. This clever book would be a tremendous read-a-loud option for all ages.

Title: When Pencil Met Eraser Author: Karen Kilpatrick, Luis O. Ramos, Jr., Genre: Juvenile Fiction Publisher: Imprint

Release Date:

May 28, 2019

Pages:

40

A Place for Pluto – Stef Wade

We loved A Place for Pluto! This highly engaging book details Pluto’s shock and dismay when he is stripped of his planet status and his subsequent attempts to find where he might fit within the universe. Scientifically sound, funny, and encouraging, A Place for Pluto is a winner.

 

 

Title: A Place for Pluto Author:

Stef Wade

Genre:

Juvenile Fiction

Publisher:

Capstone

Release Date:

2018-07

Pages:

32

Way Back Wednesday ~ Mouse’s First Halloween – Lauren Thompson

 

This post was originally published on October 31, 2012.

Lauren Thompson is a great author. Her Mouse series highlights the many firsts encountered by a little mouse. Mouse’s First Halloween follows inquisitive little mouse through all sorts of Halloween experiences which in the end all prove not to be so scary after all. This […]

L.M. Montgomery (Little People, BIG DREAMS) – Isabel Sanchez Vegara

The Little People, BIG DREAMS series never disappoints. This book series explores the lives of extraordinary people who started with big dreams in childhood and achieved tremendously as adults. This edition features L.M. Montgomery who is the author of Ann of Green Gables which has long been a favorite book for our daughter.

Title: L. M. Montgomery

Author:

Isabel Sanchez Vegara

Genre:

Juvenile Nonfiction

Publisher:

Frances Lincoln Children's Books

Release Date:

October 2, 2018

Pages:

32

Aaron and Alexander: The Most Famous Duel in American History – Don Brown

Aaron and Alexander details the rivalry and ultimate duel between Aaron Burr and Alexander Hamilton. I particularly appreciated the author’s presentation of the many similarities these two men shared. Shared in picture book format with conversational text and engaging illustrations, this book could be used with a wide variety of age groups.

Title: Aaron and Alexander

Author:

Don Brown

Genre:

Juvenile Nonfiction

Publisher:

Macmillan

Release Date:

October 13, 2015

Pages:

32

Founding Mothers: Remembering the Ladies – Cokie Roberts

After traveling to Washington D.C. this past summer and learning a great deal about the founding of our country, this book was a wonderful read to learn more about the mothers, wives, and daughters of our founding fathers and their many contributions. Founding Mothers: Remembering the Ladies is a bit more dense than most picture […]

The Marvelous Adventures of Gwendolyn Gray

Today our daughter is serving as a special guest blogger!

I really enjoy reading, and one of my favorite books is The Marvelous Adventures of Gwendolyn Gray. Filled with fun plot twists, this book keeps you at the edge of your seat. I love the fact that this book celebrates the power of a girl’s […]

George Washington’s Teeth – Deborah Chandra and Madeleine Comora

Although his false teeth were not actually wooden, George Washington did ultimately loose all of his original teeth and had to wear false teeth during the later part of his life. George Washington’s Teeth which is written in verse shares details about Washington’s dental woes and what was done to remedy them. The final pages […]